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Events Calendar Rock River Rapids - Derby Aquatic Park
 

Each summer, Rock River Rapids is the site of
many special events. Annual events include:

TOT TIME EXPLORATION - Saturdays, June 6 - August 8, 2015
ROCK RIVER RAPIDS 500 -
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON -
Thursday, June 18, 2015
POOCH POOL PARTY
- Saturday, August 15, 2015
OTHER EVENTS
- Lap Swim/Swim Meets

 

Tot Time ExplorationSaturdays
June 6 - August 8, 2015

TOT TIME EXPLORATION

Parents, this is an exclusive opportunity to swim with your child without the big kids around. Bring your little ones and enjoy some quiet time! You’ll have access to the shallow pool, which includes 2 tunnel slides and a boat slide, play features and floatables. Even better - when Rock River Rapids opens to the public, you may stay and swim! This activity is restricted to children 5 years old and younger, and they MUST be accompanied by a patron 16 years or older at all times. Ratio is 2 children per adult and regular admission is required. Not valid with any other coupons.

DATE: All Saturdays from June 6, 2014 thru August 8, 2015
AGES: 5 years old and younger (MUST be accompanied by a patron 16 years or older at all times)
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Shallow Pool
FEE: Regular park admission


June 18, 2015 - Thursday

WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON

Be a part of history! In an attempt to break the Guinness WOrld Record of 36,564, and build awareness about the vital importance of teaching kids to swim, Rock River Rapids will join aquatic centers from around the world as a part of the World's largest Swimming Lesson. Bring your entire family, friends and neighbors and brush up on your swimming skills while being part of the world record attempt.

DATE: June 18, 2015. Must be registered by 9:30am to participate in breaking the world record.
AGES: All Ages
TIME: 9:30am - 10:30am
LOCATION: Rock River Rapids
FEE: Free

Rock River Rapids 500July 9, 2014 - Wednesday
ROCK RIVER RAPIDS 500

Don't miss the annual Rock River Rapids 500, a special event held each summer at Rock River Rapids. Competitors of all ages purchase and then decorate special styrofoam race cars in the "Detail Shop." All the cars are placed in the pool to take a single lap around the lazy river. Winners are chosen in several prize categories, and racers get to take their cars home once the race is over!

DATE: Wednesday July 9, 2014
AGES: All ages welcome
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
FEE: Regular park admission + $3.00 per car

TBA
SPONGE BOB SQUARE PANTS DAY

He lives in a pineapple under the sea, but he'll be at Rock River Rapids. Come out for a fun and wet day with SpongeBob Square Pants. He will be available from 2pm to 3pm and 5pm to 6:30pm to take pictures with all his friends. So bring your cameras and freinds to pose for some silly photos with SpongeBob, Patrick, and Friends.

DATE: TBA
AGES: All ages welcome
TIME: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
FEE: Regular park admission

 

Pooch Pool PartyAugust 15, 2015 - Saturday
POOCH POOL PARTY

Rock River Rapids ends the season with a doggie splash! The Pooch Pool Party takes place after the humans have used the pool for the last time this swim season. Chemicals in the water are adjusted "for a different breed of swimmers". For HUMAN safety, only guests 16 years and older can get in the water and only up to their thighs. We will NOT allow any children in the water. No aggressive dog or females in heat will be allowed for the safety of other guests. All dogs must have current vaccinations including rabies. Owner must be in control of their pet(s) at all times, two pets per guest. Door Prizes will be given out throughout the event as well as prizes for the following competitions.

Best Dressed Dog - 1:45 pm
Smallest Dog - 2:00 pm
Owner and Dog Look-A-Like - 2:15 pm
Cutest Dog - 2:45 pm
Largest Dog - 3:00 pm

DATE: Saturday, August 15, 2015
TIME: 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
FEE: $5 per dog (2 dogs per owner)

 

Other Events
LAP SWIMMING PROGRAM

Come out and swim in our 50 meter lap pool at the times/dates listed below. Pay and enter at the front of the facility.

DATE: TBA
TIME: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.
FEE: $4

OR

DATE: TBA
TIME: 11:00am to 12:00 p.m.
FEE: $4

OR

Sign up for the Program, and SAVE!

If you want to take advantage of our 50 meter pool and swim laps on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. This program offers 18 different times to come out and enjoy our beautiful lap pool at Rock River Rapids, sign-up now and save, or drop in for $4 each time. Skip Dates:

DATE: TBA
TIME:

FEE:

 

SUMMER SWIM MEETS

AQUA SHOCKS SWIM MEET
DATE:
Friday, June 5, Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. Lap Pool will be closed

DERBY DOLPHINS
DATES:
Friday, July 10, Saturday, July 11 Lap Pool will be closed all day
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Thursday, May 28, Tuesday, June 2, June 9 and June 23 the Lap Pool will be closed at 5:00pm

 


1900 E. JAMES STREET, DERBY, KS 67037 info@rockriverrapids.com SUMMER INFO LINE 788-POOL or call DERBY REC at 316-788-3781 SITE MAP